Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.
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Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college.
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As fake and illegitimate texts proliferate online, books are becoming a form of misinformation. The author of “1984” would not be surprised.
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Her life helped us answer the question: What do animals think about?
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It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.
I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson
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Mr. Fowler and Marlin Perkins formed a long-running duo on the documentary series filmed in the wild and sponsored by Mutual of Omaha.
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The toymaker announced a new product aimed at helping blind and visually impaired children learn Braille. The product is currently being tested in several different languages and will be widely available in 2020.
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